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2016 Summer Olympics

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  • Michael Phelps gets no jail time after entering guilty plea in DUI case

    Michael Phelps gets no jail time after entering guilty plea in DUI case
    With promises to continue treatment for alcohol abuse and to help others avoid his mistakes, Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in Baltimore District Court on Friday and came away with a one-year suspended sentence and 18 months of supervised probation.
  • Michael Phelps faces DUI trial Friday as he prepares to swim again in 2015

    Michael Phelps is scheduled to face trial on drunken driving charges in a Baltimore courtroom Friday morning. As he does, the Olympic great has already begun preparations to resume competing sometime next year. Though he's unlikely to face jail time,...

    Rio de Janeiro preparations on track: mayor

    Preparations for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games are on track and facilities are set to be delivered on time, the mayor of host city Rio de Janeiro said on Friday. Speaking at a press conference, Mayor Eduardo Paes said the main hurdles to preparations had...

    Scandals leave cloud over memorable 2014

    A year which was supposed to showcase the virtues of modern sport was instead smeared by a series of scandals that exposed the ugly underbelly of the games people love. On the fields of play, the action in 2014 was at times breathtaking. A German team,...

    Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge, sentenced to probation

    Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer in U.S. history, pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge stemming from his arrest in September and was sentenced to probation while appearing in Baltimore City District Court on Friday. Phelps, 29, was...